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(Modern Language Association, 2007)
The articles collected for this issue of Critical Arts provide a number of different entrées into the practice of media anthropology while remaining true to the origins of this particular journal by providing a space where ...
Picturing addiction: book review of Righteous dopefiend
(Wiley Blackwell, 2012-10)
Book review for Righteous Dopefiend by Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg, published by University of California Press in 2009.
Baltimore steel stories
The article offers information on the efforts to chronicle the economic and personal changes people have endured in Baltimore, Maryland, to make sense of their lives and represent the contradictions of capitalism which ...
Introduction: the stakes of whiteness studies
(Wiley Blackwell, 2009-04)
An introduction to a series of essays about racism and whiteness in the U.S. Included are information on anthropology's contribution to critical whiteness studies, the complexity by which whiteness in its various manifestations ...
Divergent and similar experiences of 'gating' in South Africa: Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town
(Springer Nature, 2008)
The last 20 years has witnessed an explosion not only in the growth of private residential territories throughout the world, but also in the literature addressing them. The majority of research is centred on experiences ...
Race, space and place in suburban Durban: an ethnographic assessment of gated community environments and residents
This paper explores gated community culture and development in the suburbs of North Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Using perspectives from the anthropology of space and place as a theoretical and ...
Push it along: on not making an ethnographic film in Baltimore
(American Anthropological Association, 2017-06-09)
Perhaps the most demonized group following the uprising that occurred after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore were the youth of the city. As ethnographers working in the same neighborhoods where the Baltimore Uprising ...
Gated communities: perspectives on privatized spaces: review essay
Private Cities: Global and Local Perspectives (2006) and Gated Communities (2006) continue a trend in urban studies that focus on recent manifestations of these developments in a variety of global locales. As the editors ...
Multimodality: an invitation
(American Anthropological Association, 2017-01-12)
Conference review: AnthropologyCon 2017
AnthropologyCon 2017 transpired across multiple sites at the annual American Anthropology Association meeting in Washington, DC. The first event included a workshop on “Anthropology of/through Games” on Thursday afternoon, ...